Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). <em>Tea Pot</em>, ca. 1868. Silver, bone or ivory, 6 x 9 3/8 x 6 in. (15.2 x 23.8 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Eleanor Keveney in memory of Clarence A. Pratt, 71.144.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.144.2_left.jpg)

Tea Pot

Artist:Tiffany & Company

Medium: Silver, bone or ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1868

Dimensions: 6 x 9 3/8 x 6 in. (15.2 x 23.8 x 15.2 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H27-6B

Accession Number: 71.144.2

Image: 71.144.2_left.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver teapot, part of a five-piece service. Globular body with modified Greek key band around mid-section. Lid slightly domed and hinged to body surmounted by berry finial. Short vertical spout joined to body with inverted fan-like palmette on underside; round C-shaped handle joined to body with scroll motif and saw-tooth band (top juncture). Rings of bone or ivory set between handle and body. CONDITION: Eight small dents in body.

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